NASA Spinoff Report 1976. The NASA Spinoff publication was started to demonstrate the applications of many NASA mission innovations made by the wide variety of NASA Center and Contractor groups. To understand the repurposing of aerospace technology was and continues to be important in order to ensure continued investment in the sector. The applications to industries beyond aerospace are endless, and include the obvious ones such as Communications, Computing, and Military, but they also include Agriculture, Manufacturing, Waste Management, Healthcare, Materials as applied to multiple industries, and even Entertainment.
NASA Spinoff Report 1976. Page. 2